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NYC Council District 8: The Top 3 Issues Facing East Harlem and South Bronx

The neighborhoods surrounding East Harlem are some of the most diverse in the city, and you live in one of the city’s last holdouts for gentrification. You celebrate the unity of your community with block parties and festivals, and you value knowing your neighbors. But despite this, the community suffers from lack of job opportunities and inadequate housing for working class families. You feel the neighborhood you built is evolving without you. What are the greatest issues surrounding District 8?